The World Council of the Cedars Revolution
Representing the hopes and aspirations of many millions of Lebanese throughout the Diaspora
22nd November 2006
- The World Council for the Cedars Revolution (WCCR)
condemns this cold blooded assassination.
- Calls for United Nations Security Council to incorporate Chapter 7 in UNSCR 1701.
- Lahoud must go NOW.
The WCCR offers the Gemayel Family and the Worldwide Lebanese community our most sincere and heartfelt condolences at this occasion of the assassination of Minister Pierre Gemayel MP, one of Lebanonís brightest, most loyal and productive political performers.
This brutal assassination at such a time has been mercilessly executed as a blatant attack against the freedom of the people of Lebanon, to deliver a message of attempting to kill off Lebanonís sacred Independence, from the control and hegemony of terrorist militias and tyrannical regimes who hunger for the destruction of this beautiful land and converting it into a dictatorial state.
How long can loyal Lebanese families continue to supply their nationís struggle for liberation, with the blood and ultimate sacrifice of the young politicians who dedicate themselves to building a better future for their people? These ruthless assassins believe that they are driving a nail in the coffin of the nation of Lebanon by killing off their successful young ministers and parliamentarians, thus leaving a potential political leadership vacuum for the future.
The Prime Minister and his government could ask themselves the question of the importance of an effective UNSC Resolution which would have empowered the UNIFIL to disarm everyone with the exception of the Lebanese Army.
How long can the nation continue to remain calm in the face of continued assassinations and massacres, the intentions of which are the decimations of the custodians of Lebanonís sovereignty, independence and democratic freedoms? In the hearts and minds of all freedom loving Lebanese, this loss weighs heavy, yet, wisdom would dictate that patience and calm should be the order of the day.
How long can the United Nations Security Council, who was established to protect smaller democracies from the savages of ruthless dictators, continue to procrastinate fulfilling their responsibilities towards the people of Lebanon? Surely, the time has come. Surely, the time is NOW to inject Chapter 7 into the UNSCR 1701 mandate and give real bite to the security and protection to the government and the democratic people of Lebanon.
When will the super powers of the world begin to realize that Lebanon is the first step in the domino principle of toppling over democracies in the grandiose plans of fundamentalist dictators who wish to rule the world by fear of the sword? The time has come for the US and Europe to take stock of these policies. The fact of the matter is that there is too much latitude being given to terrorist nations and their leadership, in negotiations, for these countries have no intention of coming to the party except on their own terms; and those terms are, complete domination of the free world.
This is not a time for soft bellies. This is a time for leaders with conviction to take action accordingly and save the world from enormous destruction and devastation; as well as protection of a cherished way of life, democracy and freedom under the rule of law.
The World Council of the Cedars Revolution
Joseph P BainiL President
Sydney - Australia
Dr Rachid Rahme Secretary General-Lebanon
Eng. Tom Harb International Committee UNSCR 1559-USA
Col. Charbel Barakat Intelligence and Security Director- Canada
Eng. Toni Nissi UNSCR 1559 Coordinator-Lebanon
Dr Anis Karam President World Lebanese Cultural Union-WLCU USA
Eng. Fadi Bark Secretary General World Lebanese Cultural Union-USA
Attorney John Hajjar Chairman International Relations-WLCU USA
Attorney Claudia Chater Legal Advisor UNSCR 1559-Brazil
Attorney Joanne Fakhre President North American Continent WLCU-USA
Kamal El Batal WCCR Human Rights Officer-Lebanon
Joseph Saouk WCCR Officer-Sweden
Roni Doumit WCCR Coordinator-Europe
Joseph Sokhen UNSCR 1559 Officer-Lebanon
George Chaya Media Coordinator, UNSCR 1559 Officer-Argentina
Snr Eng. Eblan Farris WCCR Communications Director-USA
Sami Khoury Former Consul General of Lebanon-Ecuador